Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Daniel Plott, 45, of Idyllwild, for assault with a deadly weapon, and the district attorney filed a felony hit-and-run charge in Superior Court on July 27, to which Plott has pleaded not guilty.
A felony settlement conference is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 14. He currently is still in custody.
On Sunday, July 27, a woman was reportedly injured by a hit and run on Highway 243 near Ridgeview Drive.
According to the Sheriff’s Department, Plott was driving a three-wheel scooter when he ran into a pedestrian and left the scene.
On Sept. 17, 1987, Plott was convicted “of the crime of kill with vehicle with negligence, a serious and violent felony,” according to the complaint the DA’s office filed in this most recent case.